Originally written February 05, 2013 on NFL Injury Report:
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Just two days after the Super Bowl, the rumor mill is in full flow around the league.  In Cleveland, the Browns organisation is non-committal towards rookie QB Brandon Weedon.  Owner Jimmy Haslam, confirmed it reports Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com. "I think Norv [Turner] and [Rob] Chudzinski have been very open that they like a lot of what Brandon does, but we're going to have competition at that position," Haslam told Cleveland reporters at the Super Bowl, "and I think competition makes us all better."   A logical candidate would be the  49ers' Alex Smith, who played under new offensive co-ordinator Norv Turner when Turner held the same position in San Francisco in 2006.  Smith played under new offensive co-ordinator Norv Turner in 2006. With Turner, Smith completed 58.1 percent of his passes for 2,890 yards with 16 touchdowns and 16 interceptions - and but for a concussion might well have led the 49ers to the Super Bowl himself instead of his replacement Colin Kaepernick.  Smith could be traded before free agency begins March 12. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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